Albums So Good They Have To Be Inspected By The UN.

A Listmania! list by "ximenez"
 
Stranded
1.  Stranded by Roxy Music
The list author says:
  "A flawed masterpiece - all art rock and tortured glamour with amazing texture and detail."
£5.99   Used & New from: £2.24
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (43 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

Avalon
2.  Avalon by Roxy Music
The list author says:
  "One of Roxy's finest moments - romantic, seductive, lush, elegant, it makes perfect late night listening."
£4.41   Used & New from: £1.48
4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (59 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

Rumours
3.  Rumours by Fleetwood Mac
The list author says:
  "A truly classic rock album - wind down your window and feel that warm californian breeze through your hair."
£8.99   Used & New from: £1.58
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (692 customer reviews) | 2 customer discussions

1977 [East West Release]
4.  1977 [East West Release] by Ash
The list author says:
  "Complete with dark overtones, this is brilliant guitar pop-punk from those cheeky Irish lads."
Used & New from: £0.01
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (48 customer reviews)

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Station To Station
5.  Station To Station by David Bowie
The list author says:
  "Only six tracks long but with an epic feel, this Bowie masterpiece is avante-garde, detached and above all cool."
£8.95   Used & New from: £4.60
4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (112 customer reviews)

Another Green World
6.  Another Green World by Brian Eno
The list author says:
  "Like experiencing a soothing dream-filled slumber on a warm summer's afternoon."
£10.00   Used & New from: £2.55
4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (35 customer reviews)

Dark Side of the Moon
7.  Dark Side of the Moon by Pink Floyd
The list author says:
  "Nothing more can be said about one of the greatest albums of all time."
£9.62   Used & New from: £2.90
4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (796 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

Urban Hymns
8.  Urban Hymns by The Verve
The list author says:
  "A modern classic - outstanding indie music with some of the best songwriting for years."
£3.99   Used & New from: £0.50
4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (133 customer reviews)

Origin Of Symmetry
9.  Origin Of Symmetry by Muse
The list author says:
  "A recent album, but I fear another classic in the making.  Pompous, grandiose and angst-ridden to the hilt, this operatic masterwork may just blow your mind."
£4.32   Used & New from: £0.89
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (292 customer reviews)

Diamond Dogs
10.  Diamond Dogs by David Bowie
The list author says:
  "All glammed up and raring to go, this is Bowie's dark portrait of a future, Orwellian wasteland."
£6.99   Used & New from: £3.96
4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (107 customer reviews)

Boys and Girls
11.  Boys and Girls by Bryan Ferry
The list author says:
  "More cool, sophisticated rock from one of the coolest, most sophistcated men in music.  This is SO smooth not even a fleet of road gritters could make it safe."
£6.98   Used & New from: £1.48
4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (32 customer reviews)

Taking Tiger Mountain
12.  Taking Tiger Mountain by Brian Eno
The list author says:
  "Bizarre, intelligent and funny - the sublime and the ridiculous are all covered here in Eno's electronic art-pop world."
£14.95   Used & New from: £1.97
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (20 customer reviews)

Lost Souls
13.  Lost Souls by Doves
The list author says:
  "Emotional, atmosperic and occasionally very dark, this is music that lurks in the dreamy shadows waiting to enter your consciousness."
£3.96   Used & New from: £0.21
4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (65 customer reviews)

The Man Who
14.  The Man Who by Travis
The list author says:
  "Yet another modern classic, this is a lonely, moody album with above all fantastic songs."
£2.50   Used & New from: £0.01
4.1 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (166 customer reviews)

The Wall
15.  The Wall by Pink Floyd
The list author says:
  "Pink Floyd's most ambitious project is long and complex, with classic songs and moments of brilliance.  The ultimate musical journey."
£16.95   Used & New from: £2.86
4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (377 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

The Bends
16.  The Bends by Radiohead
The list author says:
  "Undoubtedly one of the best album's of the 90's (and of all time?), this is a masterwork of the melancholy with some big guitars and falsetto vocals thrown in too."
£3.86   Used & New from: £0.96
4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (184 customer reviews)

The Joshua Tree
17.  The Joshua Tree by U2
The list author says:
  "An inspiring mixture of big rock songs and atmosperic sounscapes, this is U2 at thier best - with a little help from producer Brian Eno."
£7.99   Used & New from: £1.13
4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (216 customer reviews) | 5 customer discussions

Tubular Bells
18.  Tubular Bells by Mike Oldfield
The list author says:
  "An essential instumental album.  A wonderful blend of atmosphere, different styles and instruments making it almost a modern piece of classical music (think 'The Exorcist' and your there)."
£7.49   Used & New from: £0.95
4.2 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (146 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

Unknown Pleasures
19.  Unknown Pleasures by Joy Division
The list author says:
  "More atmospere - this time very bleak, very dark, very disturbing and very good."
£5.95   Used & New from: £2.49
4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (61 customer reviews) | 2 customer discussions

Bete Noire
20.  Bete Noire by Bryan Ferry
The list author says:
  "Possibly Ferry's post-Roxy high point.  He's still cool and sophisticated but this time with more variety and edge."
£5.99   Used & New from: £4.23
4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (14 customer reviews)

Achtung Baby
21.  Achtung Baby by U2
The list author says:
  "Great songs against a spacious dance/rock backdrop, this is possibly U2's finest album."
£4.75   Used & New from: £0.21
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (135 customer reviews)

Bridge Over Troubled Water
22.  Bridge Over Troubled Water by Simon & Garfunkel
The list author says:
  "Top quality songwriting (from Paul Simon) along with beautiful lyrics, melodies, harmonies to die for, and some angelic vocals from Art Garfunkel."
£3.00   Used & New from: £1.43
4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (308 customer reviews)

Different Class
23.  Different Class by Pulp
The list author says:
  "A classic from the mid-90's Brit-pop age, this album seems like an essay on class, society, growing up and suppressed desire.  And its all delivered in Jarvis Cocker's unique style."
£3.99   Used & New from: £0.24
4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (74 customer reviews)

Free All Angels
24.  Free All Angels by Ash
The list author says:
  "This is fantastic, unashamedly upbeat guitar pop with each track evoking a different feeling.  Almost makes you feel young again."
£4.17   Used & New from: £0.01
4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (70 customer reviews)

For Your Pleasure
25.  For Your Pleasure by Roxy Music
The list author says:
  "A brilliant album from Roxy Music's classic lineup. Be transported to the weird art-rock world of Ferry's detached, romantic croon and Eno's bizarre electronic ramblings from that machine of his."
£5.99   Used & New from: £2.67
4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (46 customer reviews) | 2 customer discussions